Today I Learned: Two True Things I Didn’t Know About 9/11

  • Rick Rescorla, security director for Morgan Stanley in the WTC, predicted airliners crashing into the towers, drew up a detailed plan accordingly, and used it to swiftly evacuate all but 13 of 2700 Morgan Stanley employees and hundreds more. He died when the buildings collapsed. ((via reddit))
  • Alicia Esteve Head fabricated a story about being on the 78th floor of the south WTC after it was hit. She became the president of the WTC Survivors Network. She was in Spain during 9/11. ((via reddit))